Puzzles

Current Puzzles

[Event "Puzzle #369"][Date "2019.04.21"][Result "0-1"][SetUp "1"][FEN "7r/2r3p1/1k3p2/1p1PpP2/pKp1P3/P3R2P/1P3R2/8 b - - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #369

Freeing up space

Level: 3-Bishop

[Event "Puzzle #368"][Date "2019.04.15"][Result "0-1"][SetUp "1"][FEN "8/1pr3kp/p2r2p1/4p3/3bP1P1/1R6/P6P/1K3Q2 b - - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #368

Relative value

Level: 3-Bishop

Archived Puzzles

[Event "Puzzle #343"][Date "2018.04.08"][Result "0-1"]1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Bb5 Nd4 5. Ba4 Bc5 6. Nxe5 O-O 7. Nd3 Bb6 8. Nf4 d5 9. Nfxd5 Nxd5 10. Nxd5 Qh4 11. O-O Bg4 12. Qe1


Puzzle of the week #343

Four Knights


Level: 2-Knight

[Event "Puzzle #342"][Date "2018.03.31"][Result "1-0"]1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Bc4 h6 4. Nxe5 d5 5. exd5 Nxd5 6. Qf3 Be6 7. O-O f6


Puzzle of the week #342

Opening


Level: 2-Knight

[Event "Puzzle #341"][Date "2018.03.25"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "rnbqkb1r/3nppp1/pp1p3p/3N2B1/3NP3/6P1/PPP2P1P/R2QKB1R w KQkq - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #341

Opening


Level: 2-Knight

[Event "Puzzle #340"][Date "2018.03.18"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "rn3r1k/6pp/1pN2p2/p3N3/1P5q/PQ2PPp1/5n2/2R3K1 w - - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #340

Various tactics


Level: 2-Knight

[Event "Puzzle #339"][Date "2018.03.11"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "1r3rk1/1pq1nppp/p1n1p3/4N3/8/2PB3P/PP2QPP1/3R1RK1 w - - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #339

Various tactics


Level: 2-Knight

[Event "Puzzle #338"][Date "2018.03.04"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "r1bqkb1r/pppnpppp/8/7B/2NPn3/1Q6/PPP2PPP/RNB2RK1 w kq - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #338

Double check


Level: 2-Knight

[Event "Puzzle #337"][Date "2018.02.25"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "R1B4k/8/8/7K/8/8/p1pppppp/1Q6 w - - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #337

Discovered check


Level: 2-Knight

[Event "Puzzle #336"][Date "2018.02.18"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "r4rk1/1b2bppp/2pp1n2/q2Pp3/4P3/2N1RN1P/B1P2PP1/R2Q2K1 w - - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #336

Discovered attack


Level: 2-Knight

[Event "Puzzle #335"][Date "2018.02.12"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "8/2k3n1/8/4rp2/6p1/B5P1/5P2/R4K2 w - - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #335

Skewer


Level: 2-Knight

[Event "Puzzle #334"][Date "2018.02.04"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "2r3k1/q5pp/4p3/2rp1p2/1p1B1P2/1P1QP3/P1R3PP/6K1 w - - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #334

Pin


Level: 2-Knight

[Event "Puzzle #333"][Date "2018.01.28"][Result "0-1"][SetUp "1"][FEN "3q1rk1/5ppp/b7/8/6N1/1Q2P3/5P1P/1R4K1 b - - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #333

Pin


Level: 2-Knight

[Event "Puzzle #332"][Date "2018.01.21"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "2r2r2/p2q3k/1pR3p1/3P1p2/8/5Q2/P4PPP/2R3K1 w - - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #332

Double attack


Level: 2-Knight

[Event "Puzzle #331"][Date "2018.01.14"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "r3r1k1/p2b1pp1/3qpnp1/3pN3/1p1P1P2/2P4R/PP1N2PP/R2Q2K1 w - - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #331

Fork


Level: 2-Knight

[Event "Puzzle #330"][Date "2017.12.10"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "4r1k1/p1pq1p1p/8/3p4/5Q2/1P3PP1/P1P3KP/4R3 w - - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #330

Attacks and defences


Level: 2-Knight

[Event "Puzzle #329"][Date "2017.12.03"][Result "0-1"][SetUp "1"][FEN "4r3/pp3pkp/2p2np1/5b2/2P1r3/1P4PP/P2N1PB1/R3RK2 b - - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #329

Attacks and defences


Level: 2-Knight

[Event "Puzzle #328"][Date "2017.11.26"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "r1bq2k1/ppp2r1p/2np1pNQ/2bNpp2/2B1P3/3P4/PPP2PPP/R3K2R w KQ - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #328

Attacks and defences


Level: 2-Knight

[Event "Puzzle #327"][Date "2017.11.19"][Result "?-?"]1. e4 e5 2. Bc4 Nf6 3. d3 Bc5 4. h3 O-O 5. Bg5 Nc6 6. c3 d5 7. exd5 Na5 8. b4 Nxc4 9. dxc4


Puzzle of the week #327

The f2/ f7 weak spot


Level: 2-Knight

[Event "Puzzle #326"][Date "2017.11.13"][Result "1-0"]1.Nf3 d5 2.c4 dxc4 3.e3 Nf6 4.Bxc4 Bg4


Puzzle of the week #326

The f2/ f7 weak spot


Level: 2-Knight

[Event "Puzzle #325"][Date "2017.10.22"][Result "0-1"][SetUp "1"][FEN "r1bqkbnr/pppp1ppp/8/4N3/2BnP3/8/PPPP1PPP/RNBQK2R b KQkq - 0 4"]


Puzzle of the week #325

The f2/ f7 weak spot


Level: 2-Knight

[Event "Puzzle #324"][Date "2017.10.08"][Result "?-?"]1. e4 e5 2. Ne2 Nf6 3. d3 Bc5 4. Bg5


Puzzle of the week #324

The f2/ f7 weak spot


Level: 2-Knight

[Event "Puzzle #323"][Date "2017.09.30"][Result "?-?"]1. d4 d6 2. Nf3 Bg4 3. h3 Bxf3 4. gxf3 Nf6 5. Nd2 e6 6. b3 Nd5 7. c4


Puzzle of the week #323

The f2/ f7 weak spot


Level: 2-Knight

[Event "Puzzle #322"][Date "2017.06.29"][Result "?-?"][SetUp "1"][FEN "r5k1/p1QN3p/P5pB/5p2/1P2nP2/3q3P/3n2PK/R2R4 b - - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #322

Storming the castle


Level: 5-Queen

[Event "Puzzle #321"][Date "2017.06.13"][Result "1/2-1/2"][SetUp "1"][FEN "8/8/8/6p1/5pP1/p4PpK/1p4PB/kB6 w - - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #321

Stalemate


Level: 5-Queen

[Event "Puzzle #320"][Date "2017.05.29"][Result "1-0"][SetUp "1"][FEN "8/4kp2/4p1p1/2p1r3/PpP5/3R4/1P1K1PP1/8 w - - 0 1"]


Puzzle of the week #320

Limiting counterplay


Level: 5-Queen